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Letter from Mary A. Ward [Mrs Humphry Ward] to Henry Sidgwick

Expresses her delight that Sidgwick liked her novel Marcella. Refers to 'the suggestion with regard to the Library', for which she is most grateful. Announces that she is having a copy 'nicely bound', which she will write in and send to Sidgwick. Sends her regards to Mrs Sidgwick. Refers to Sidgwick's remark about the characters Wharton and Lady Selina, and mentions Lord Alresford. Confesses that she became tired of some of her 'too numerous characters before the end'.

Ward, Mary Augusta (1851-1920) novelist and social worker, called Mrs Humphry Ward